Corning announces Gorilla Glass SR +, super-resistant glass for wearable devices


Just one month after the submission of the new 5 Gorilla Glass, Corning unveiled Gorilla Glass even today the unprecedented SR + a new super-resistant glass layer dedicated to the segment of wearable devices. Fruit of that "Project Phire", by which Corning has long studied to create a material that would combine wearable for the duration of the Gorilla Glass with the level of scratch resistance of sapphire crystal, after more than a year after the launch of the project , that's Gorilla Glass SR + is ready to come to market.

 CORNING, N.Y., August 30, 2016 - Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced the new glass Corning Gorilla SR +. Specifically designed for wearable devices, this new material composed of glass significantly reduces visible scratches while offering hardness, optical clarity and touch sensitivity that made him famous Gorilla Glass over the years.

As stated by the company, Gorilla Glass SR + will offer 70% more resistance to scratches and bumps than mounted edges display the current smart watch and better readability in direct sunlight situations thanks to 25% reflectivity less.

Corning Gorilla Glass SR + will come later this year on the market,with new smart watch avaliable online like newfrog smart watch.  in conjunction with the first wearable devices that will use this new type of protective glass.